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It’s National Cancer Prevention Month!

posted on Fri, Feb 9 2018 10:45 am by Rosie Rosati, Health Advocate

February marks National Cancer Prevention Month, an important time see how we can lead a cancer-free future. Famously, some cancer diagnoses have developed from preventable causes such as tanning and smoking, but there are some indoor toxins that you should know about too! 

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Don’t Let a Fall Hold You Back

posted on Fri, Sep 22 2017 8:49 am by YMCA of the USA

As a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Y is asking older adults, caregivers, family members and health care professionals to raise awareness and prevent falls in the older adult population. Take a moment to learn new ways you can stay mobile this National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

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The Y Joins Welcoming America Celebrate Welcoming Week

posted on Mon, Sep 18 2017 3:23 pm by YMCA of the USA

At the Y, we believe our communities are stronger when everyone feels welcomes and we can all work together for the common good. This Welcoming Week, Sept 15-24, celebrate the diverse people & cultures that make our community great! 

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After School, Kids Discover Their Potential at the Y

posted on Mon, Aug 21 2017 4:02 pm by YMCA of the USA

We are committed to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, supporting their social-emotional, cognitive, and physical development from birth to career. So…are you ready for your kids to discover something new? 

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Facilitating Opportunity for Understanding between Teens & Law Enforcement

posted on Tue, Jul 25 2017 8:49 am by Jenna Struble, Teen Director & District Director - Youth & Government

This summer, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas hosted "The Law & Your Community", presented by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service for 80 teens from three teen camps. Take a peek at the conversations and outcomes of the event! 

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